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Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - August 15, 2017
This week: The City of Portland considers special tax breaks for projects approved before inclusionary zoning took effect; Mayor Ted Wheeler criticized for lack of action on affordable housing initiatives; and Portland's relatively low rent-to-income cost average.
Duration: 07:23
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - August 9, 2017
In this week's news: REIS announces the national vacancy rate; streamlining Portland's design review; affordable housing bill proposed in U.S. Senate.
Duration: 06:36
Multifamily Marketwatch Special
In an interview with HFO partner Greg Frick, Portland attorney Andy Hahs discusses the 2017 legislative session and Portland's relocation assistance program, which is likely to be modified and extended this year by Portland's City Council.
Duration: 23:45
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - August 1, 2017
This week: housing shortage to possibly worsen by 2030; developers underbuilding to avoid Portland IZ rules; Clark County tax appeals due 8/7.
Duration: 08:08
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - July 25, 2017
This Week: Low unemployment and lack of construction workers; city of Portland plans to renew the relocation assistance program this October.
Duration: 07:49
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - July 18, 2017
This week: Portland's relocation ordinance revisions; water bills to increase; for whom the driving tolls (it tolls for thee).
Duration: 07:18
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - July 11, 2017
Rent control remains banned in Oregon -- for now; City of Portland relocation fee ordinance withstands legal challenge.
Duration: 05:01
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 27, 2017
This week: Sen. Rod Monroe offers amendments to HB 2004; Laurelhurst fights to keep out the housing crisis; Chloe Eudaly criticizes landlords and developers
Duration: 07:02
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 20, 2017
This week: It's the economy -- higher interest rates, Oregon unemployment reaches a new record low and Amazon will create 1,500 new jobs in Troutdale by next summer.
Duration: 06:30
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 13, 2017
This week: Lawmakers in Oregon and Washington consider real estate tax increases; Oregon's rent control saga; Amazon to bring 1,500 new jobs to Troutdale; wages vs. rent; and across the country - slowing rent growth.
Duration: 06:44
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - June 6, 2017
This week: Rent control appears dead in Oregon legislature (but is it?), second bill requiring local governments to allow duplexes, ADUs and small multifamily projects in single family neighborhoods may be moving forward.
Duration: 05:11
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 24, 2017
This week: Portland's budget, school district levy, Oregon's robust economy, and where, oh where are the inclusionary zoning projects? We return after Memorial Day on June 6th.
Duration: 05:53
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 16, 2017
This week: Portland Mayor says housing trumps need for parking; conflict continues in the Eastmoreland neighborhood and the Portland Development Commission is now Prosper Portland. Our podcast returns next Weds 5/24.
Duration: 07:42
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 9, 2017
In this episode: newspapers worldwide reporting on Oregon's battle over rent control; a zoning bill in Salem causes uproar in Multnomah Village and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler proposes financial support for a Portland startup website to help renters.
Duration: 05:07
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - May 2, 2017
In this week's episode: Oregon economist Josh Lehner says he expects homeownership to grow relative to renting in the years ahead; a new expert report says inclusionary zoning has a near zero effect on increasing affordable housing.
Duration: 06:41
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 25, 2017
This week: Oregon's jobless rate reaches historic low; Metro mulls process changes for expanding urban growth boundary; apartment projects in downtown Vancouver, Washington.
Duration: 06:12
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 18, 2017
In this episode: the release of Multifamily Northwest's apartment report for greater Portland; a surge in the number of homes for sale in Portland, and the Portland Tribune weights in on pending rent control legislation.
Duration: 06:45
Multifamily Marketwatch Podcast - April 11, 2017
In this episode: status of Oregon House Bill 2004-A allowing rent control, Portland's new committee oversight on affordable housing, and a new 220-unit apartment building slated for the South side of the Burnside Bridgehead.
Duration: 05:23
Multifamily Marketwatch - April 4, 2017
In the headlines this week: Oregon House Bill 2004-A allowing rent control and ending no-cause evictions moves out of committee; Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler plans a new city department to license and monitor landlords; news outlets reporting that some recent market data shows rents starting to flatten in Portland.
Duration: 06:17
Multifamily Marketwatch - March 28, 2017
In this episode, we discuss the latest news and stories of interest to owners of multifamily property and rentals in the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington metro area.
Duration: 06:23
Multifamily Marketwatch - March 14, 2017
Two apartment buildings in Portland's Sellwood and Moreland neighborhoods become the first proposed under the city's new inclusionary zoning law.
Duration: 03:56
HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - March 7, 2017
Oregon legislators hold first public hearings relating to rent control at the state capitol.
Duration: 03:23
HFO Multifamily Marketwatch - February 28, 2017
HFO begins its weekly Multifamily Marketwatch podcast. Portland landlords take their case against City Hall to Federal Court.
Duration: 05:39